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Stock Watch: Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F)

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Ford Motor Company trades as part of the consumer cyclical sector and is part of the autos industry. The company CEO is James P. Hackett. Ford Motor Co manufactures, markets, and services Ford cars, trucks, sport utility vehicles, electronic vehicles, and Lincoln luxury vehicles. It also provides financial services through Ford Motor Credit Company.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The F stock showed a previous change of 0.64% with an open at 9.47 and a close of 9.45. It reached an intraday high of 9.60 and a low of 9.44.

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Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $37.7b with 4.0b shares outstanding, of which the float is 4.0b shares. Trading volume reached 38,536,907 shares compared to its average volume of 42,213,818 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Ford Motor Company shares returned 1.61% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 7.26%. Over three months, it changed 8.76%. In one year it has changed -11.62% and within that year its 52-week high was 12.15 and its 52-week low was 7.41. F stock is 27.53% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 9.04 and a 50 day moving average of 8.75. Currently F stock is trading 4.57% above its 200 day moving average and may be a good opportunity to buy.

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Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 0.92 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 10.27. Based on 6 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.26. The TTM EPS is 1.29, which comes to a TTM PE of 7.33. Historically, the PE high was 21.20 and the PE low was 3.80. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 4.90, which is a decrease of -48.16%.

The dividend per share is currently 0.60, which is a dividend yield of 6.35%. Also, the payout ratio is 46.51%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations. F stock has a high dividend yield, but because the company has sufficient earnings to cover future dividends, it may be a good investment opportunity for an income portfolio.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 3.18, which means it may be overvalued by -197.23%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 0.70% of insider ownership and 81.10% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 106,183,757, which is 2.66% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 2.36. This stock has some short interest, but it may be normal and no cause for concern if long the position.

The current calculated beta is 1.05

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 10.28%, return on assets is 1.43%, profit margin is 1.65%, price-to-sales is 0.32 and price-to-book is 1.05.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 4  :Valuation Score
 0  :Past Performance Score
 3  :Financial Strength Score
 2  :Future Growth Score
 4  :Dividend Score
 2  :Overall Score

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John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks.Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.

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